Taught course

Nutrition and Behaviour

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in a required subject. Required subjects include Clinical/life sciences, psychology, nursing or equivalent health professionals.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study MSc Nutrition and Behaviour at BU?

  • Nutrition-related ill-health contributes towards preventable disease including obesity and many of the non-communicable diseases on both a national and global scale.
  • Gain a foundation in the physiology and biochemistry of nutrition, complemented by units on the role of nutrition in behaviour and cognition, and the management of associated clinical conditions.
  • Discover the role of nutrition from preconception to old age including topics such as in-utero programming, infant feeding practices, the development of food likes and dislikes in children, food promotion, psychological factors contributing to the development of obesity including appetite and weight control, disordered eating behaviours, prevention of diet-related disease, and the role of diet in normal ageing and age-related conditions.
  • Put learning into a professional context with a short placement in an environment of your choice; locally or internationally and in the healthcare, community or private sector.

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) which means that after graduating you will be able to apply for Associate level status with the AfN.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500
International students
£14,500

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
++(0) 1202 961916